Simple Living in the Southwest

We're discovering the simple living in the Southwest and the wonders of solar power, desert gardening and living on less.



Southwest Cabin
The solar, straw bale house.
Photo courtesy SUSAN LAHEY & BRIAN WINGARD
American Southwest
Liam and Dillon play the strategy game "Go."
Photo courtesy SUSAN LAHEY & BRIAN WINGARD
Lahey Family
Susan Lahey and her family near Taos, N.M.
Photo courtesy SUSAN LAHEY & BRIAN WINGARD
Baking Bread
Lillian bakes bread.
Photo courtesy SUSAN LAHEY & BRIAN WINGARD
Carrying Wood
Liam brings in wood for the stove.
Photo courtesy SUSAN LAHEY & BRIAN WINGARD
Taos Wilderness
The view from Susan Lahey’s backyard — her five acres near Taos, N.M.
Photo courtesy SUSAN LAHEY & BRIAN WINGARD

















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